• Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    Football’s financing is characterised by shady owners, murky transactions and a lack of transparency. Play the Game 2017 focused on how the rules on investment and ownership are being flouted.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    29.11.2017 /
    Play the Game 2017 examined the distribution of income from Europe’s top leagues in a session on how money in professional sport flows.
  • 04.02.2013 /
    With debt continuing to afflict the English game, Premier League clubs are moving closer to introducing a system of financial control. The big question is whether it will require clubs to break even, or if it will simply limit rising player salaries.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen- International director, Play the Game
    27.06.2012 /
    The Olympic ticket scandal is a symptom of a more widespread disease in the Olympic family. Europe looks for a remedy, but will Rogge add reform to his own legacy?
  • 16.07.2010 /
    The party is over and the World Cup has left South Africa, and generally the reviews have been very good. FIFA president, Sepp Blatter, praised South Africa’s efforts in hosting this year’s World Cup by giving them nine out of 10.
  • 06.07.2010 /
    The pensioner was talking himself into a rage. “Football is becoming too commercialized”, he scolded. “The young people today are too focused on money”. In his time, Eusébio da Silva Ferreira argues, everything was better. Back then, you focused on the game.
  • 22.06.2010 /
    The World Cup is the most watched sporting event in the world. With the event that only comes every four years come a slew of companies who step up and dish out millions of dollars to FIFA to be the official sponsors of the tournament. This year’s World Cup in South Africa is no different.
  • 21.06.2010 /
    By FIFA standards Bavaria beer participated in ambush marketing in a first round World Cup match up between the Netherlands and Denmark.

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